From Finland to Italy, England to Russia, former OKC Barons players are currently signed in numerous leagues throughout Europe and points east. It really comes as no surprise since on any given night in OKC you can find not only NHL scouts but also scouts from Europe who have been mighty impressed with these fellows coming out of OKC. As the regular season in Europe ends and teams move into the Playoffs, a number of former OKC Barons are now very busy with some post season action:
Check back for updates as the EIHL’s regular season is still in process.
Austria (Erste Bank Eishockey Liga – EBEL):
- Alex Plante & Kevin Montgomery (Dornbirner EC; Quarterfinals);
- Brad Moran (EHC Linz; advancing to Semi-Finals).
Denmark (Metal Ligaen):
- Kirill Tulupov (Frederikshavn White Hawks, advancing to Semi Finals).
- Josh Green (Tappara Tampere; Quarterfinals).
Germany (DEL & DEL2):
- Nathan Deck (Ravensburg Towerstars DEL2; Quarterfinals);
- Colten Teubert (Iserlohn Roosters DEL; Quarterfinals);
- Dan Ringwald (Bad Nauheim DEL2 – Relegation Playoffs).
- Ryan O’Marra and Darcy Campbell (Val Pusteria (Brunico); advancing to Semi-Finals).
Russia & Croatia (KHL):
- Teemu Hartikainen (Salavat Yulaev, advancing to Semi-Finals);
- Jonathan Cheechoo (Voted Best Player on team’s 1st season; Medveščak Zagreb, eliminated in Quarterfinals);
- Niko Hovinen (Vladivostok Admirals, eliminated in Quarterfinals).
- Toni Rajala (HV71; Quarterfinals);
- Liam Reddox (Växjö Lakers; Quarterfinals);
- Shawn Belle & Garrett Stafford (Färjestad; Quarterfinals).
- Ryan Keller (ZSC; Quarterfinals);
- Lennu Petrell (Genève-Servette; advancing to Semi-Finals);
- Martin Gerber (Kloten; Quarterfinals);
- Alex Giroux (Ambrì-Piotta; eliminated in Quarterfinals).